Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cough_out

1 sense of cough out

Sense 1
expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out -- (discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth)
       => exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release -- (eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas")

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